Crewmen of USS St. Louis fighting fires in the hangar, after the ship was struck by a special attack airccraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 27 Nov 1944; note wrecked SOC aircraft in backgroundCruiser USS St. Louis in Leyte Gulf, Philippines immediately after being struck by an Aichi D3A “Val” dive bomber, 27 Nov 1944.Eight WASP pilots in front of a North American AT-6 Texan 3 days before the WASPs were disbanded, Waco Army Airfield, Texas, United States, Nov 27, 1944. Photo 1 of 2.Eight WASP pilots in front of a North American AT-6 Texan 3 days before the WASPs were disbanded, Waco Army Airfield, Texas, United States, Nov 27, 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
Crewmen of USS St. Louis fighting fires in the hangar, after the ship was struck by a special attack airccraft off Leyte, Philippine Islands, 27 Nov 1944; note wrecked SOC aircraft in backgroundCruiser USS St. Louis in Leyte Gulf, Philippines immediately after being struck by an Aichi D3A “Val” dive bomber, 27 Nov 1944.Eight WASP pilots in front of a North American AT-6 Texan 3 days before the WASPs were disbanded, Waco Army Airfield, Texas, United States, Nov 27, 1944. Photo 1 of 2.Eight WASP pilots in front of a North American AT-6 Texan 3 days before the WASPs were disbanded, Waco Army Airfield, Texas, United States, Nov 27, 1944. Photo 2 of 2.
TBM-1C Avengers, F6F Hellcats, and SB2C Helldivers of Navy Carrier Air Group 18 from USS Intrepid at Peleliu, Nov 27, 1944.The smoldering remains of a V-2 rocket attack, Teniers Square, Antwerp, Belgium, 27 Nov 1944
TBM-1C Avengers, F6F Hellcats, and SB2C Helldivers of Navy Carrier Air Group 18 from USS Intrepid at Peleliu, Nov 27, 1944.The smoldering remains of a V-2 rocket attack, Teniers Square, Antwerp, Belgium, 27 Nov 1944


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